Atletico strike thrice to knock Liverpool out of Champions League

Holders Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 after Atletico Madrid struck three times in extra time to earn a shock 3-2 victory at Anfield on Wednesday that sent them through 4-2 on aggregate. After falling 2-0 down on the night, substitute Marcos Llorente struck twice in extra time and Alvaro Morata added a late third to ensure a famous victory for Diego Simeone`s side against a Liverpool team unbeaten in their last 25 home games in European competition.

Mar 12, 2020, 11:45 AM IST

Diego Simeone calls Diego Costa for Atletico's Europa League semis against Arsenal

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has announced that Diego Costa, who missed the last three games with a muscle injury, was among the 20 players called up for the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal.

Apr 25, 2018, 16:01 PM IST

UEFA announces 2016 Team of the Year; Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann lead attack

The team is selected by fans, through an online poll on UEFA's website.

Jan 05, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick downs Atletico Madrid, extends Real Madrid's lead

Cristiano Ronaldo`s hat-trick delivered Real Madrid`s first success over Atletico Madrid in  for three years with a 3-0 win in the last meeting between the sides at Atletico`s Vicente Calderon.

Nov 20, 2016, 05:41 AM IST

Barcelona defeated and Real Madrid held as Atletico go top of La Liga table

 Atletico Madrid moved top of La Liga on Sunday as Celta Vigo edged Barcelona in a 4-3 thriller, whilst Real Madrid`s run of draws stretched to four against Eibar on Sunday.

Oct 03, 2016, 02:53 AM IST

Koke return could be key for Atletico: Diego Simeone

 The return of midfielder Koke could be crucial to Atletico Madrid`s hopes of overturning a 1-0 deficit to Bayer Leverkusen in Tuesday`s Champions League last 16, second leg, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday.

Mar 17, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

Monaco sign Brazilian striker Matheus Carvalho on loan

French top flight club Monaco have agreed a loan deal to bring Brazilian striker Matheus Carvalho from Atletico Barra da Tijuca to the Louis II stadium, the club announced Saturday. 

Jan 31, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Juventus won't accept failure, Diego Simeone warns

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is expecting a very different challenge in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A clash at Juventus to when Atletico humbled the Italian giants in the Spanish capital in October.

Dec 09, 2014, 09:08 AM IST

Real Madrid set up likely Cup clash against Atletico Madrid

Holders Real Madrid set up a probable King’s Cup last 16 clash against city rivals Atletico when a second-string side completed a crushing 9-1 aggregate win over third-tier minnows Cornella on Tuesday.

Dec 03, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Ronaldo leads eight-goal rout of Deportivo, Atletico held

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid equalled their biggest ever away win in La Liga with a 8-2 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday.

Sep 21, 2014, 03:59 AM IST

Five key games in Atletico`s title-winning season

Atletico Madrid won their 10th La Liga title and their first since 1996 thanks to Sunday`s 1-1 draw at Barcelona. Here are five key matches from the season:
Matchday seven - Real Madrid 0 Atletico 1

May 18, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

Ronaldo rescues a point for Real in Madrid derby

Cristiano Ronaldo struck eight minutes from time to rescue a point for Real Madrid in a 2-2 draw away to city rivals Atletico on Sunday in a typically fiery La Liga derby.

Mar 03, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

`Balkan Messi` Halilovic set to join Barcelona

Croatia teenager Alen Halilovic is poised to join Barcelona from Dynamo Zagreb and will initially play for the club`s B team, coach Gerardo Martino said on Saturday.

Mar 01, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

Messi may not start Barca`s showdown with Atletico

Leaders Barcelona have yet to decide if Lionel Messi will play from the start in Saturday`s top of the table La Liga clash at Atletico Madrid.

Jan 11, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Porto qualify for Portuguese Cup quater-finals

FC Porto thrashed Atletico 6-0 at Dragon Stadium to qualify for the Portuguese Cup quarter-finals.

Jan 05, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

Ronaldinho hints at new Atletico Mineiro deal

Ronaldinho has expressed his desire to sign a new contract with Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro.

Dec 22, 2013, 10:37 AM IST

Ronaldinho set for return

Ronaldinho will return from injury for Atletico Mineiro`s final Campeonato Brasileiro match of the season against Vitoria next Sunday.

Dec 02, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

Barca, Atletico maintain 100 percent record

FC Barcelona ended any debates whether or not they have changed to a long ball style of football with a 4-1 win at home to Real Sociedad.

Sep 25, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

Monaco will build a team around Falcao, says Ranieri

The Italian coach was over the moon with the capture of the prolific hitman and has stressed that he will become a key figure at the Ligue 2 champions.

Jun 01, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

Ronaldo likely to miss Madrid derby

Cristiano Ronaldo may miss Saturday`s derby as Real Madrid travel across town to play Atletico and could also be a doubtful starter for his side`s Champions League semi-final return leg on Tuesday.

Apr 26, 2013, 17:40 PM IST